CLASSICICITY - Installation View, Breese Little, March 2015. Courtesy Breese Little, London. Photography Tom Horak (1)
Friday Dispatch 27 Mar 2015 By Team

‘CLASSICICITY: Ancient art, contemporary objects’ at Breese Little, London

  Nell Allen, Edward Allington, Maggi Hambling, Richard Hawkins, Rachel Kneebone, Tory Lawrence, Sarah Lucas, Ged Quinn, Ryan M Pfeiffer + Rebecca Walz, Mary Reid Kelley and Alexandre Singh Back…

Contemporary Art Society 2015 Fundraising Gala at Old Billingsgate Market, London on 24 March 2015. From left; Conrad Shawcross; Phoebe Unwin; Valeria Napoleone; Roksanda Ilincic; Justine Picardie; Sir Nicholas Serota; Nicholas Cullinan. Photo: Nick Harvey
News 25 Mar 2015 By Team

Over £213,500 Raised at the Contemporary Art Society Annual Fundraising Gala

25 March 2014 Last night’s Contemporary Art Society Annual Fundraising Gala has raised over £213,500 to benefit the charity’s mission to purchase new works of contemporary art for museums across…

KALEIDOSCOPE, Contemporary Art Society's Annual Fundraiser, 24 March 2015
News 23 Mar 2015 By Team

Annual Fundraiser Kaleidoscope 2015 catalogue is now live

The Contemporary Art Society’s Annual Fundraiser 2015 Kaleidoscope catalogue is now available to view either online or to download.

Maaike Schoorel, Standing in the lake, oil on canvas, 90 x 70cm, 2014-15. Copyright the artist, courtesy Maureen Paley, London
Friday Dispatch 20 Mar 2015 By Team

Maaike Schoorel, Sub-Lo, at Maureen Paley, London

20 March 2015 Let’s think about painting this week.  And in particular Maaike Schoorel, whose fourth show with Maureen Paley opened a few days ago. Originally from the Netherlands, educated…

Conrad Shawcross, Photo: Stuart Leech, Courtesy the artist
News 18 Mar 2015 By Team

Video: Conrad Shawcross Reveals the Making Process of his ‘Three Perpetual Chords’

Shawcross, the youngest living Royal Academician, is currently fabricating a series of cast iron sculptures for Dulwich Park, which will be launched to the public on 18 April 2015.

Marianna Simnett, Blood, 2015, installation view at Jerwood Space as part of the Jerwood FVU Awards 2015. Image courtesy of the artist, photographer: Anna Arca
Friday Dispatch 13 Mar 2015 By Team

Lucy Clout & Marianna Simnett, Jerwood/FVU Awards 2015, What Will They See of Me? at Jerwood Space, London

What Will They See Of Me? is the second iteration of the finely judged collaboration between venerable commissioning agency Film and Video Umbrella and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.  The first version…

Phoebe Cummings - Production Line, 2015 . Clay, rope, wire, pulley (approx. 260cm x 15cm) . Photo: Sylvain Deleu
News 9 Mar 2015 By Team

Recent Acquisition of ‘Production Line, 2015’ Breaks Boundaries in Conventional Museum Collecting

The work is ephemeral, almost a performance, and will only exist in all three collections as an archive which includes time-lapse photography and film.

If a Circle Meets Itself, installation view detail, 2015. Courtesy Hollybush Gardens, London. Photo: Andy Keate
Friday Dispatch 6 Mar 2015 By Team

If a Circle Meets Itself at Hollybush Gardens, London

Peles Empire, Esther Ferrer, Sunil Gupta, Lubaina Himid, Fred Lonidier, Eline McGeorge, Ruth Proctor, Joachim Schmid This is very much a last-chance-to-see call to action as the current show at…

Andrea Büttner, Brown Wall Painting, 2006, Acrylic emulsion; Andrea Büttner, Fabric Painting (corner), 2015, Cotton twill; Brit Meyer, Untitled, 2015, Digital photograph, mount board. Courtesy the Artists and Piper Keys. Photography Michael Heilgemeir
Friday Dispatch 27 Feb 2015 By Team

Andrea Büttner and Brit Meyer at Piper Keys, London

It’s been a beautiful afternoon.  Even in the city, you can’t escape the sense of the hastening of spring.  Whitechapel High Street bustles with people carrying fresh fruit and veg…

La Mer Insomniaque, installation view with Natalie Häusler, Margo Wolowiec, Eric Sidner, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, 2015. © the artists; Courtesy Laura Bartlett Gallery, London. Photo: Andy Keate
Friday Dispatch 20 Feb 2015 By Team

LA MER INSOMNIAQUE, Natalie Häusler, Eric Sidner, Margo Wolowiec, at Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

Spring’s suddenly on hold and it’s going to rain all weekend. So the only thing to do is get out there and look at some interesting shows. The Approach has obligingly extended its wonderful Bill Lynch exhibition to 1 March so you can catch that, have a pub lunch downstairs with a glass of something to warm the cockles, then head over to Herald Street to see Laura Bartlett’s current show.

Haroon Mirza, Cross Section of a Revolution, 2011, mixed media, dimensions variable. Cross Section of a Revolution, installation view, 2015. Courtesy Lisson Gallery. © Haroon Mirza; Courtesy Lisson Gallery
Friday Dispatch 13 Feb 2015 By Team

Cross Section of a Revolution at Lisson Gallery, London

Allora & Calzadilla, Broomberg & Chanarin, Liu Xiaodong, Haroon Mirza, Rashid Rana, Wael Shawky, Santiago Sierra With a bit of a change of tone in relation to the last few…

Luc Tuymans, Issei Sagawa, oil on canvas, 74.3 x 81.9cm, 2014. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London
Friday Dispatch 6 Feb 2015 By Team

Luc Tuymans, The Shore, at David Zwirner, London

Luc Tuymans, one of the giant figures in contemporary painting, landed in London again last week, with his second show for the David Zwirner gallery here.  For anyone pretending to…

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